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Animal and plant horror narratives, 7.5 Credits

Swedish name: Djur och växter i modern skräck

This syllabus is valid: 2024-05-06 and until further notice

Course code: 1EN095

Credit points: 7.5

Education level: First cycle

Grading scale: Three-grade scale

Responsible department: Department of Language Studies

Established by: Faculty director of studies, Faculty of arts, 2024-02-13

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements


Valid from: 2024 week 32

Both books are available as e-books

Animal horror cinema : genre, history and criticism
Gregersdotter Katarina, Höglund Johan A., Hållén Nicklas
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan : 2015 : 248 pages :
ISBN: 9781137496386
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Plant Horror : Approaches to the Monstrous Vegetal in Fiction and Film
Keetley Dawn., Tenga Angela.
London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : 2016 : XXIV, 278 p. 14 illus. in color. :
Table of Contents / Abstracts
ISBN: 9781137570635
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Students choose two of the titles below. Mandatory

Smith Scott
The ruins : a novel
2006 :
ISBN: 9780552152709
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Walton David
The genius plague
Amherst, NY : Pyr, an imprint of Prometheus Books : 2017 : 384 pages :
ISBN: 9781633883437
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Whiteley Aliya
The Beauty
London : Titan Books : 2018 : 197 sidor :
ISBN: 9781785655746
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Wyndham John
The Day Of The Triffids
Penguin Books Ltd : 2008 :
ISBN: 9780141033006
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Additional texts, comprising about 100 pages, are available electronically via Umeå University Library, or via the learning platform. Mandatory